ALTW 208: JOB TRAINING/INTERNSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||4.5 laboratory per week (54 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Non-Degree-Applicable Credit Course
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- The student will be able to explore career choices.
- The student will recieve feedback on job performance from supervisors evaluation at worksite.
- The student will experience "on-the -job" training on Foothill Campus in various settings.
The student will be able to:
A. Explore and report on vocational choices
B. Demonstrate successful "on-the-job" training on Foothill campus and off-campus work sites
C. Demonstrate successful time organizing strategies to fulfill both academic and job responsibilities at work sites
D. Demonstrate appropriate communication and social skills
E. Demonstrate good internal and external customer service skills
F. Demonstrate constructive feedback from supervisor
A. Vocational choices
1. Research jobs of interest
2. Prioritize job choices
B. Time management
C. Appropriate "on-the-job" communication and social skills
1. Appropriate behavior on the job
2. Personal factors affecting work activities
3. Successful employment strategies
4. Successful job retention strategies
A. Students work for Foothill College faculty and staff at different work sites on campus.
B. Students work for non-profit settings to assess and build work force skills and job readiness.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. Access to campus job sites
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Class participation
B. Assignments and projects
C. Work performance
Method(s) of Instruction
B. Cooperative learning exercises
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Ludden, Laverne. How to Be a Success at Work. 3rd ed. St. Paul, MN: Jist Works, 2002.
Although this text is older than the suggested "5 years or newer" standard, it remains a seminal text in this area of study.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Reading assignment: student conducts career exploration activities, researches job descriptions and employment pathways, and develops realistic employment plan in an entry-level job.